P.O. Box 1181, Dubuque, Iowa 52004-1181

Dubuque Fly Fishers


Muskrat Nymph

Tyer: Mark Smothers

Tying instructions were not provided but may be as follows

Hook: Wet Nymph Hook #12

Thread: 6/0 or 8/0 Black

Tail: Black Spade Hackle fibers or muskrat fur

Abdomen: Muskrat dubbing

Thorax: Two strands of peacock herl or black ostrich herl or black thread

Legs: Black hackle tied in beard style or wrapped 2 times and trimmed on top

Source: Smoky Mountain Fly Guide